he is begging callahan, don't do this. i don't have time to prepare for this. please don't do this. i was with him. and he's begging him, you can't do this to me. no, this is what we're going to do. this is what we're going to do. it was that night that baird went out and went awol that night. now, does one have to do with the other? i say yes. you may say no, i say yes. am i blaming that on callahan? i'm not saying callahan purposely did that to baird robbins. but the circumstances are what they are. >> hall of famer jerry rice who started alongside brown in super bowl xxxvii chimed in on the subject telling his employer, espn, that it was, quote, very unusual to change the game plan so late, adding maybe callahan was, quote, willing to sabotage just a little bit and let john gruden go out and win this one. man, that is one odd story.